About Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead Society

Find out more about the Abbeyfield Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead Society and our retirement homes.

About the Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead Society

The Abbeyfield (Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead) Society Limited is part of the national Abbeyfield movement and is a charity which exists to provide high quality housing at a reasonable cost for elderly people.

Each house is run by a volunteer committee which enables us to keep our fees low and caring staff provide meals and support in a family atmosphere.

Each resident has their own en-suite room (or flat) to furnish as they wish and also use of communal areas including extensive well kept gardens.

Whilst we are not a registered care home and cannot provide personal care we do provide support and will work with residents and their families to ensure older people are able to retain their dignity and independence for as long as possible.

We have heritage at our heart

Learn more about how Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead Society began


1955

The first Abbeyfield house opens in Bermondsey.

1956

The Abbeyfield Society is established as a charity.

1963

The Abbeyfield Society reaches 100 homes across the UK with 50 more in progress.

1979

Prince Charles becomes Patron of The Abbeyfield Society.

2021

We continue to enrich the lives of older people throughout Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead.

Meet our friendly team

Find out more about the people behind Abbeyfield Berkhamsted and Hemel Hempstead Society

Cheryl

Business Operations Manager

Christine

House Chairman at Annett House

Jenny

House Chairman at Sibley's Orchard

Karen

House Chairman at St. Mary's House

Lee

House Manager at Annett House

Lena

House Manager at Sibley's House

Jacky

House Manager at St. Mary's House

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